Jill C. Louters, Ed.D.
New Rockford-Sheyenne School District
Dr. Jill Louters has worked in education for 35 years as a teacher, administrator, trainer and superintendent. She is currently serving her 11th year as superintendent of the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District, New Rockford, North Dakota. A 2019 National Blue Ribbon Award School District, the Governor also recognized the district’s personalized learning practices, naming the district the North Dakota 2018 Innovative District of the Year. She received a National AASA Superintendent Credential in 2017 and recently completed a governor appointed four-year term on the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education as Vice Chairperson. During her tenure on the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, she served as the chair of the Academic Student Affairs Committee and represented the board as a delegate on the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. She completed her doctoral degree at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Educational Leadership. In addition to her role in the district, she provides parent education trainings through North Dakota State University. Rural education, and the leadership which supports this work, is her passion.